Volume 1ne Streetwear Opening in Crossroads Next Month

By Kevin Collison Volume 1ne is relocating from Westport to the Crossroads Arts District, tapping into the creative spirit of the neighborhood to inform...

New 520 Penn Office Project Attracts Younger Workers to Crossroads

By Kevin Collison The Crossroads latest office project, 520 Penn, is attracting employers who believe their workers value the kind of diverse, vibrant environment offered...

Downtown Retail Survivor Bob Jones Shoes ‘Retiring’ After Almost 60 Years

By Kevin Collison The irony of Bob Jones Shoes making it through the tough times only to close now that downtown Kansas City is back...

Developer Plans to Convert Former Auto Row Building on McGee Into Offices

By Kevin Collison A developer is planning to convert one of the East Crossroads buildings along McGee Street that comprise the historic auto row district...

Latest Grinders Break-in Alarms East Crossroads Community

By Kevin Collison STRETCH is ticked after yet another break-in at his iconic East Crossroads food joint, Grinders Pizza. "This is the 11th time Grinder's has...

The Art of Weightlifting Arriving in East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Jay Ashman is a Philly-born weightlifter with the heart of an artist and he's bringing that unique blend to a neighborhood he...

Omaha-Based Hutch Furniture Coming to East Crossroads

By Kevin Collison Hutch furniture, the creation of two Omaha guys who's idea of a fun outing was hitting estate sales, is opening a new...

Downtown CVS Store Closed Temporarily for Remodeling

The CVS store at 921 Main, downtown's only full-service pharmacy, has closed for a major remodeling project and expects to reopen about mid-June. The overhaul...

Restored Historic Savoy Hotel and Restaurant Debuts This August

By Kevin Collison The historic Savoy Hotel, a downtown landmark since 1888, is scheduled to reopen in early August following an extensive renovation by Louisville-based...

The Roasterie Brews a 25th Anniversary Celebration

By Kevin Collison Getting together with The Roasterie founder Danny O'Neill to discuss the 25th anniversary of his business on Southwest Boulevard is, not surprisingly,...